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Fla. justices agree to hear red light camera cases

Fla. justices agree to hear red light camera cases | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
The Florida Supreme Court will hear two cases on the legality of fines collected from motorists caught by red light cameras before the Legislature passed a law authorizing their use.
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Caregiver Sexually Assaulted 106-Year-Old Woman: Cops

Caregiver Sexually Assaulted 106-Year-Old Woman: Cops | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
An in-home caregiver sexually assaulted a 106-year-old woman who was bedridden, according to Florida police. Taquita Lashay Watson, 29, of Pensacola, was arrested at about 2 p.m.
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Gas leak prompts evacuations in SW Miami-Dade County

Gas leak prompts evacuations in SW Miami-Dade County | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Several businesses, including a daycare are evacuated after a gas leak in SW Miami-Dade County, police say.
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A Mother and Child's Health, a Cause All Women Can Support

A Mother and Child's Health, a Cause All Women Can Support | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
#GivingTuesday is the perfect occasion to redeem our digital selves.
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iPhone Manufacturer Struggling To Meet Demand

iPhone Manufacturer Struggling To Meet Demand | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group said on Wednesday the company's flagship Hon Hai unit is finding it difficult to cope with the massive demand for Apple Inc's iPhones. "It's not easy to make the iPhones.
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MUMBAI, India: Tata Motors profit up 10 pct on Jaguar Land Rover - Business Breaking News - MiamiHerald.com

India's Tata Motors reported a 10 percent rise in quarterly net profit Wednesday, as the strong global performance of Jaguar Land Rover masked lackluster results from Tata's core brand.
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The Two States Where Voters Won't Be Able To Drink Tonight

The Two States Where Voters Won't Be Able To Drink Tonight | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Looking forward to popping into a bar after work to watch the election results roll in from across the country over a few pints of beer? You'd better not live in Louisville or Charleston -- or anywhere else in Kentucky or South Carolina.
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Floridian Steals Neighbor's Obama Sign Because It Tells Burglars Unarmed "Half-Wits" Live There - Miami - News - Riptide 2.0

Floridian Steals Neighbor's Obama Sign Because It Tells Burglars Unarmed "Half-Wits" Live There - Miami - News - Riptide 2.0 | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
When a man in Sarasota repeatedly took Obama signs off his neighbor's lawn, he wanted to let her know it...
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New Yorker Arrested for “Hording” Gas, Gas Station Owner Arrested For Selling it to Him :

New Yorker Arrested for “Hording” Gas, Gas Station Owner Arrested For Selling it to Him : | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
JG Vibes | While the mainstream media is celebrating the fact that military troops are on the streets in areas of New York and New Jersey, there are many people who are very unsettled by their presence, and understandably so.
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South Korea shuts down 2 nuclear reactors after parts scandal - CNN.com

South Korea shuts down 2 nuclear reactors after parts scandal - CNN.com | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
South Korea shuts down operations at two nuclear reactors after discovering that they had parts supplied with forged quality certificates.
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Former Florida high school principal and current mayor of Zephyrhills discusses resignation, sex allegations (VIDEO)

Former Florida high school principal and current mayor of Zephyrhills discusses resignation, sex allegations (VIDEO) | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it

Zephyrhills, Florida -- Years of alleged sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior. That's what school district officials say apparently sparked an investigation of the principal at Zephyrhills High School.

 

Steve Van Gorden, who resigned from that job abruptly late last week is also the Mayor of Zephyrhills.

 

The investigative report, released by the Pasco School District, is more than 300 pages of records, letters, investigative notes and evidence.

 

Some of the less-flattering comments go a long way in explaining why Van Gorden resigned his post as principal at Zephyrhills High School.

 

As the Pasco School Board was accepting Gorden's resignation, the now-former Zephyrhills principal told us he knew he had acted inappropriately.

 

"There's just no other way to say it other than that I did not make good decisions when interacting with female staff," he said.

 

The investigation reveals at least three years of emails, text messages and Facebook comments with female subordinates.

 

In some cases, the communications seek sexual favors referred to as "stress relief" and, occasionally, veiled promises of career advancement...

 

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Pot Legalized In Two States, Dealing Drug War Major Blow

Pot Legalized In Two States, Dealing Drug War Major Blow | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize recreational marijuana in the prohibition era on Tuesday, dealing a major blow to the war on drugs.
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5 Credit Cards You Don't Want In Your Wallet

5 Credit Cards You Don't Want In Your Wallet | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Sometimes all credit cards can seem alike -- or, at least, not different enough to spend a lot of time trying to figure out their differences.
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Cypress Hill's B-Real and Sen Dog Talk Weed, Rap, Punk, Gang Life, and Being Cuban - Miami - Music - Crossfade

Cypress Hill's B-Real and Sen Dog Talk Weed, Rap, Punk, Gang Life, and Being Cuban - Miami - Music - Crossfade | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
If you're ever in Amsterdam, cop a slab of paper-flat hash, palm the sheet, and breathe hot air on...
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Top 6 Weirdest Items Americans Voted on in 2012 Election

Top 6 Weirdest Items Americans Voted on in 2012 Election | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Most of the ballot initiatives that Americans took to the polls to vote on this Tuesday were no laughing matter. But in some states, voters were asked to weigh in on issues that are too weird not to mention.
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LOOK: What The Original Gerber Baby Looks Like Today

LOOK: What The Original Gerber Baby Looks Like Today | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Ann Turner Cook's face is iconic, but if you saw the 85-year-old today, you might not have a clue as to who she is. Cook’s claim to fame: being the very first “Gerber baby,” a title that has just been snapped up by a new adorable child.
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PlayStation 3 gets China approval, but no launch date yet

PlayStation 3 gets China approval, but no launch date yet | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
In spite of a decade-old ban on gaming consoles, Sony has received approval from Chinese regulators for the PlayStation 3. Read this article by Zack Whittaker on CNET News.
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HAVANA: UN announces aid package for Cuba in Sandy's wake - Business Breaking News - MiamiHerald.com

The United Nations on Tuesday announced a humanitarian aid mission to eastern Cuba in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, saying it could end up being the most damaging storm to hit that part of the island in 50 years.
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Bombs kill 10 in Damascus suburbs, opposition group says

Bombs kill 10 in Damascus suburbs, opposition group says | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
[Updated 12:39 p.m.] At least 10 people were killed and more than 40 were wounded after three bombs exploded in Syria's Damascus suburbs Tuesday, an opposition group said.
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Miami Beach Fire Dept. Recruit Claims He Was Tea-Bagged, Racially Abused, And Fired For Complaining - Miami - News - Riptide 2.0

Miami Beach Fire Dept. Recruit Claims He Was Tea-Bagged, Racially Abused, And Fired For Complaining - Miami - News - Riptide 2.0 | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Brian Gentles wanted to be a firefighter even before he arrived in America from Jamaica at age 12. There...
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Ohio Woman Cleans House Uninvited, Leaves $75 Bill

Ohio Woman Cleans House Uninvited, Leaves $75 Bill | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
(Image credit: Cuyahoga County Sheriff''s Department) A family in Westlake, Ohio, was not delighted when a “cleaning fairy” came into their home uninvited, did some chores and left a $75 bill behind on a napkin.
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Scout.com: Johnson goes with Marquette

Scout.com: Johnson goes with Marquette | READ WHAT I READ | Scoop.it
Marquette scored another top 100 prospect on Friday. Memphis (Tenn.) Southwind standout Jajuan Johnson committed to the Golden Eagles.
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